On this date in 2010 We signed the lease on the first location that Quelab opened. We knew at the time it was not perfect, but with less than 7 people onboard we knew this was a community we needed to grow before we could even dream of perfect.
Quelab 1.0 was a quaint [...]
In the most recent edition (Vol 40) of Make: Magazine, Quelab was listed as one of the “Most Interesting Makerspaces in America”, listed in the southwest section with folks like HeatSync Labs in Scotsdale, Arizona; LVL1 in Louisville, Kentuckuy; and the Dallas Makerspace in Dallas, Texas.
If you’re interested in purchasing [...]
Inventables decided to give away a Shapeoko Mill to a Maker Community in every state, and our application won for New Mexico. We have been told we [...]
Come join Quelab and New Mexico Yelpers at Yelptropolis, May 8 at Sister Bar downtown from 7-9pm.
Following up on our stellar grand opening event, we’re going to be showing off our flavor-hacking treats with the folks from Yelp. Here’s their blurb:
Yelptropolis will bring an interstellar bash to Sister Bar with [...]
Join Quelab at our Grand Opening celebration, Saturday 3 May 2014 from 10am – 6pm. This all-ages, free event will showcase the creativity and potential of Albuquerque’s Makers and Hackers and show off to the public the Makerspace where it can all happen.
In our six-thousand square-foot area, where you can discover what your neighbours [...]
Greetings everyone; the Tsar of Maintenance here…
Quelab is not closing for good, but we do have to close the space temporarily for a few days in the first week of April. As part of the work that our landlord originally scheduled for November (before we were supposed to be moved in) we were going [...]
For those of you who didn’t make the general meeting on the second, Quelab has received a donation of a Laser Cutter! Based on our original expectations, it looked like a Full Spectrum laser, but on further research, it turns out it’s actually from g.Wilkie.
Greetings, Quelabbers! This week, I’ve got a quick blog post from the world of Hackerspace News.
While perusing Hack-a-Day this week, I discovered that Null Space Labs (NSL) has encountered some unexpected building problems: Their current location is going to be gutted for a remodel in March, and they have to vacate their space [...]
Thank you all whom attended or sent in a proxy ballot. Your input is very important to the future of Quelab!
One minor change to our bylaws was made under full board consensus, and that was to drop the Quorum requirement from 70% to 60% to better reflect our active vs mostly non-local/non-active membership [...]
The new space is progressing along, slow but sure! Here are some pics:
The garage door into the warehouse area has been trimmed out. Last week, Bandit trimmed the two bolts protruding from the concrete, but we still need to remove the parking barrier in front of the rollup door.
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